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Embroidered picture

Needlework picture depicting a city street, embroidered with wool in long and short stitches creating a Cubist-inspired painterly effect. Initials "MS 26" embroidered in lower, right hand corner.

Signed

Embroidered with "MS 26" in lower, right hand corner

Provenance

Given to Gillian C. Creelman upon death of the artist in the early 1960s; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Gillian C. Creelman

American, 1926

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 59.7 x 49.5 cm (23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.331

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles